Toronto Bioinformatics Users Group

TorBUG (Toronto Bioinformatics Users Group) is an association of researchers, other professionals and students in the Greater Toronto Area who have an interest in the field of bioinformatics.

TorBUG meets on the last Wednesday of every month from September through April, except holidays. Research presentations by bioinformatics leaders, students and industry representatives are followed by networking over pizza and refreshments.

Meetings are held in the Red Room at the Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto, 160 College Street at 4:00 pm and are free and open to all.

2015-2016 Season

September 30, 2015 – Jo Knight, Associate Professor, University of Toronto and CAMH
October 28, 2015 – Alan Moses, Associate Professor, University of Toronto
November 25, 2015 – Alfonso Valencia, Director, Spanish National Bioinformatics Institute (CNIO)
January 27, 2016 – Melissa Haendel, Assistant Professor, Oregon Health and Sciences University
February 24, 2016 – Alex Bateman, Head of Protein Sequence Resources at EMBL-EBI
March 30, 2016 – Joel Dudley, Director of Biomedical Informatics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
April 27, 2016 – Gary Bader, Associate Professor, University of Toronto

As a service to the community, other bioinformatics events are posted to the calendar.
For bioinformatics events in Vancouver, visit our sister groups, VanBUG and MonBUG.

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TorBUG is sponsored by:

Bioinformatics.caMcLaughlin CentreOntario Genomics InstituteOntario Institute for Cancer ResearchHPC4HealthTCAGCAGEF: Centre for the Analysis of Genome Evolution and Function

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